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Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center

11100 Johns Hopkins Road

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Laurel, MD 20723

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Nine finalists, selected out of 56 applicants, will present their big ideas for social change in Howard County at the Changemaker Challenge live event - and you can be there to see it. The prize money will total $60,000; one $25,000, one $15,000 and two $10,000 awards. One prize will be awarded to a project serving people with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.

2019 Finalists

  • Liz Burrage, Bryan Sorrentino, Colette Jackson - The Arc of Howard County: Changing Tables for Adults with Disabilities
  • Dr. Zaneb Khan Beams - 4th Dimension Leaders: Rubix Preventative Mental Health Program
  • Danielle N. DuPuis: Big Red Barn Environmental Education
  • Tracy Novak, Claire Cohen, Kathy Wehr, Dan Demmitt, Rachael Parran, Esther Tenaglio - Howard County General Hospital: Practical Skills Training for Caregivers
  • Dr. Lisa Schoenbrodt, Dr. Leah Saal: STEER - Strategic Training for Empathetic Emergency Response
  • Patricia Silva, Lucas de Melo: Latino Community Engagement
  • Alfred Striano, Orlando Goncalves – Upcycled: Upcycled Structures from Recycled Goods
  • John Way - VA Way: Mental Health First Aid and Narcan Training with a Focus on Veterans
  • Pamela Woolford: Black History-Makers

Hosted by the Horizon Foundation and United Way of Central Maryland, the Changemaker Challenge is an event focused on sparking innovation and fresh thinking to address some of Howard County’s most pressing issues. The event, taking place on Veterans Day, will feature a presentation of the colors by the Atholton High School Color Guard.


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Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center

11100 Johns Hopkins Road

Room K215

Laurel, MD 20723

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